Historical information

Ballarat born Robert Jenkins (6th Field Company Engineers) embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A40 Ceramic in November 1915. Twice wounded ("shell-shocked"), he returned to Australia in April 1919. Robert Edward Jenkins enlisted in the army (V195393) in December 1941 and in October 1942 joined the RAAF. At discharge, he was a Flight Lieutenant in 514 Squadron.

Physical description

Postcards, photographs, flying log book and film negatives of Robert Edward Jenkins (RAAF s/n 419813) and Robert Jenkins (r/n 3295)